2017 Earth Day Colloquium

Spring is here and the Molloy College Earth Day Colloquium will be too. Hope you can join us on April 21 for either session or on April 22.

  • Molloy College, the Barbara Hagan Center - Room 239  
  • Morning session begins at 9 a.m.  

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Martin Cantor, CPA, Director of Long Island Center for Socio-Economic Policy Topic: "Long Island and Reporting on the Environmental Issues and Effects on Long Term Long Island Economics" 

Also Presenting:
Dr. Arthur (Artie) Kopelman, President, CRESLI - Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island
Topic: "Whales and other Marine Megafauna"

Mr. John Waffenschmidt - VP, Environmental Science & Community Affairs COVANTA Energy Corp Affairs
Topic: "The Role of Waste-to-Energy in a Sustainable World"   

Ms. Sarah Bowker, Molloy College Honor's Student, First Fire Island Conservancy, Inc. 
Scholarship Awardee "World Heritage Designation & Fire Island National Seashore"

  • Molloy College, the Barbara Hagan Center - Room 239
  • Afternoon session begins at 1 p.m.  
  • Dr. John T. Tanacredi, "IUCN SSG Red List Status of the Horseshoe Crabs and the Global Threat"
  • Film: "How to Build A Planet", BBC Premiere Environmental Series Includes Horseshoe Crabs in World Acknowledged Award Programming by BBC on Earth History
  • Orientation for Volunteers and Horseshoe Crab Beach Captains for the Long Island 2017 Molloy College Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Program   

Saturday, April 22 Events - Two Options Available:   

1.      Marine Mammals with CRESLI (www.CRESLI.org).  Seal Walk -  There is a donation of $5 requested and the walk meets at Cupsogue Beach County Park, near Westhampton Beach at 9:15 a.m. Register directly at rgorney@molloy.edu for this CRESLI Event.  

2.      Boat Excursion with Gotham Whale registration is being accepted now at Seal and Bird Watching The boat will leave from Breezy Point in the Rockaways and the trip takes about two to three hours. ($30 - per adult, $25 - Seniors, $20 (5 - 12 years) under 5 years old are free). Group discounts of 15 or more may be available. Contact Regina Gorney at rgorney@molloy.edu if you would like to be considered for a discount.